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censure
used in King Lear

3 uses
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Definition
harsh criticism; or formal criticism from an organization — such as the U.S. Senate
  • to censure them
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A field between the two Camps (6% in)
censure = criticize
  • Sir, I had thought, by making this well known unto you, To have found a safe redress; but now grow fearful, By what yourself too late have spoke and done, That you protect this course, and put it on By your allowance; which if you should, the fault Would not scape censure, nor the redresses sleep, Which, in the tender of a wholesome weal, Might in their working do you that offence Which else were shame, that then necessity Will call discreet proceeding.
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — A Hall in Albany's Palace (59% in)
  • How, my lord, I may be censured, that nature thus gives way to loyalty, something fears me to think of.
    3.5 — Act 3 Scene 5 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (14% in)

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